Covenant of Mayors 2019 activity report

Covenant of Mayors 2019 activity report

03 April 2020
Do you know what is the average CO2-emission reduction target of the European Covenant of Mayors signatories? Or how many signatories are aiming for climate neutrality? Are you curious to know how, as the Covenant of Mayors - Europe Office, we accompany over 9,700 local governments in taking energy…
Annual Report

International Energy Charter 2019 Annual Report

03 April 2020
The Annual Report for 2019 published by the Energy Charter Secretariat provides a comprehensive overview of the activities of the Secretariat and the organisation on a annual basis.
The EU’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in the Eastern Partnership

The EU’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in the Eastern Partnership

30 March 2020
As part of its global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission is mobilising an emergency support package for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine.
Outlook for biogas and biomethane

Outlook for biogas and biomethane

20 March 2020
This report provides estimates of the sustainable potential for biogas and biomethane supply, based on a detailed assessment of feedstock availability and production costs across all regions of the world. Key focus areas include how big a role these gases can play in the transformation of the…
The Eastern Partnership beyond 2020: Reinforcing Resilience – an Eastern Partnership  that delivers for all

The Eastern Partnership beyond 2020: Reinforcing Resilience – an Eastern Partnership that delivers for all

18 March 2020
Launched in 2009 as a joint policy initiative, the Eastern Partnership (EaP) aims to deepen and strengthen relations between the European Union (EU), its Member States, and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. In 2019, as the partnership marked its 10th …
Facts and figures about EU-Belarus relations

Facts and figures about EU-Belarus relations

17 March 2020
For the past four years EU-Belarus cooperation has increased. EU assistance to Belarus has doubled to around €30 million annually. Visa Facilitation and Readmission Agreements were signed on 8 January 2020, and are expected to enter into force in the summer of 2020. Belarus has been participating…
Assessment and roadmap for the digital transformation of the energy sector towards an innovative internal market

Assessment and roadmap for the digital transformation of the energy sector towards an innovative internal market

13 March 2020
The study focuses on an overview of the European Commission’s digitalisation policies, on the assessment of ten selected use cases which can be enabled by further actions removing hampering factors, on the design of four policy scenarios depicting such further actions and, finally, on a roadmap…
Why Nearly Zero Energy Buildings are the Right Choice

Why Nearly Zero Energy Buildings are the Right Choice

13 March 2020
The building sector has been recognized as the sector that could drastically help in achieving the EU climate and energy targets. In the long term, by increasing building energy efficiency and with a growing share of renewable energy sources buildings shall also significantly contribute to EU 2050…

Assessing regulatory barriers in linking the gas and electricity sectors in the EU: final report - Study

28 February 2020
This report presents the results of an assessment of regulatory barriers and gaps preventing closer linking of the EU gas and electricity sectors and hindering the deployment of renewable and low-carbon gases. The main objectives of this study are: to provide a vision of the future energy system;…
Alleviating energy poverty - Useful resources

Alleviating energy poverty - Useful resources

28 February 2020
This publication gathers information on projects funded by the European Union. Next to these, the publication includes information about energy monitoring tools, guidance materials, recommendations on how to involve citizens in energy poverty projects, how to finance your projects and various…